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Celebrating its 30th anniversary in 2018-2019, 18th Street Arts Center is one of the top 20 artist residency programs in the US, and the largest in Southern California. Conceived as a radical think tank in the shape of an artist community, 18th Street supports artists from around the globe to imagine, research, and develop significant, meaningful new artworks and share them with the public to foster radical imagination, empathy, and positive social change.

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Clarissa Tossin, 21st Century Wisdom: Healing Frank Lloyd Wright’s Textile Block Houses , 2019. Installation view at 18th Street Arts Center. Photo by Clarissa Tossin.

Clarissa Tossin | Artist Lab | Exhibition Reception

February 23 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Clarissa Tossin | 21st Century Wisdom: Healing Frank Lloyd Wright's Textile Block Houses Artist Lab Residency and Exhibition January 22 - March 29 Exhibition Reception Saturday February 23 |  5 - 8 PM For free tickets, RSVP here. Los Angeles-based…

Maj Hasager | Visiting Artist Residency and Exhibition | Iterations

February 23 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Maj Hasager |Iterations Atrium Gallery Visiting Artist Residency and Exhibition February 23 - April 5 Exhibition Reception Saturday February 23 | 5-8 PM For a free ticket, RSVP here. Danish visiting artist Maj Hasager presents Iterations, a project based on…

Maj Hasager, Ask Kaereby, and the Santa Monica Youth Orchestra | Performance and Sound Walk

March 3 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Maj Hasager, Ask Kaereby, and the Santa Monica Youth Orchestra Performance and Sound Walk Sunday, March 3, 2019 | 2-4 PM Virginia Avenue Park | (meet at the entrance to the Thelma Terry Building) For free tickets, RSVP here. Artist Maj Hasager…

Photo by Jacob McCalsin

Tabari Lake | Make Jazz Fellowship | Culminating Concert

March 9 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Tabari Lake | Make Jazz Fellowship January 2 - March 30 Culminating Concert Saturday, March 9 | 8 PM The World Stage | 4321 Degnan Blvd, Los Angeles For free tickets, RSVP here. 18th Street Arts Center’s eighth Make Jazz Fellow…

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